Influence of Serum Amyloid A (SAA1) and SAA2 gene polymorphisms on renal amyloidosis, and on SAA/C-reactive protein values in patients with familial mediterranean fever in the Turkish population.

Bakkaloglu A., Duzova A., Ozen S., Balci B., Besbas N., Topaloglu R., ...More

The Journal of rheumatology, vol.31, no.6, pp.1139-42, 2004 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Journal Name: The Journal of rheumatology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1139-42
  • Keywords: familial Mediterranean fever, amyloidosis, serum amyloid A, polymorphism, SYSTEMIC AA-AMYLOIDOSIS, ACUTE-PHASE RESPONSE, RHEUMATOID-ARTHRITIS, RISK, MUTATIONS, EVOLUTION, GENOTYPES
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Objective. To evaluate the effect of serum amyloid A (SAA) 1 and SAA2 gene polymorphisms on SAA levels and renal amyloidosis in Turkish patients with familial Mediterranean fever (IMF).